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Convenience stores are ubiquitous around the Valley and other communities. So whether you need a frozen drink, a hot dog or a tank of gas, you’re in luck. But they typically don’t have any attachment to Arizona’s culture or history.
Dec. 8, 2016
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If you own an electric car in Arizona, get ready to pay more. Members of the state’s transportation task force are proposing a fee in lieu of the gasoline taxes electric car owners don’t have to pay.
Dec. 8, 2016
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A major legal fight is brewing between Arizona cities and the state Legislature.
Dec. 8, 2016
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Arizona is one of 10 states with the highest rate of economic growth last quarter, now ranking fourth in the nation, and far outpacing neighboring New Mexico at 43rd.
Dec. 8, 2016
The World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates, or WASDE, is a crop-estimate meeting at the U.S. Department of Agriculture building in Washington, D.C.
Dec. 8, 2016
The city will interview six candidates Thursday evening. The City Council has narrowed and expanded the field several times in the past year.
Dec. 8, 2016
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Seth Conaway works at Fairytale Brownies in Phoenix.
Dec. 8, 2016
Arizona drivers could pay more in taxes and fees to drive on the state’s freeways. It will take several billions of dollars to keep pace with the state’s increasing construction needs.
Dec. 8, 2016
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A tribe that lives in the Grand Canyon has filed a lawsuit to protect its water. The Havasupai Tribe filed its claim in federal district court Dec. 6.
Dec. 8, 2016
University of Phoenix Stadium
The federal government says it will allow one of the nation's largest for-profit college companies to be sold if the new owners put up $385 million as insurance and agree not to increase enrollment, among other requirements.
Dec. 8, 2016
The Pinal County Sheriff's Office is tightening its belt by freezing its hiring and putting one of its helicopters up for sale.
Dec. 8, 2016
Gov. Doug Ducey
Gov. Doug Ducey has been in Hawaii, observing the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.
Dec. 8, 2016
Residents living in southwest Phoenix are getting some good news Thursday from the city and Maricopa County.
Dec. 8, 2016
Frank Lloyd Wright House
The threat of a lawsuit led Phoenix leaders to back off a city-initiated plan to designate a Frank Lloyd Wright designed house a historic landmark.
Dec. 8, 2016
Arizona law allows individuals to order blood tests from a licensed clinical laboratory without a doctor's request. Direct access testing was approved last year after being heavily supported by one blood testing company that is now facing multiple lawsuits, leaving other blood testing companies in the state to pick up the slack.
Dec. 8, 2016
There is already an infrastructure in place to identify immigrants in the criminal justice system who might be deportable. But efforts to accelerate and increase deportations will partially depend on local cooperation, which was an obstacle for the Obama administration.
Dec. 8, 2016
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One in three of Arizona’s homeless young adults has been sex trafficked. That is one of the findings from the latest Youth Experiences Survey by Arizona State University's School of Social Work.
Dec. 7, 2016
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In the fall, the city of Phoenix announced it would be looking for the city’s first-ever Poet Laureate.
Dec. 7, 2016
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On Nov. 30, Phoenix-based TGen — the Translational Genomics Research Institute — announced a new alliance with City of Hope in the goal of making precision medicine a common thing for patients.
Dec. 7, 2016
Marijuana
Proposition 205, which would have legalized recreational marijuana in Arizona, was defeated on Nov. 8. But that hasn’t slowed discussion about marijuana — specifically medical — in the state.
Dec. 7, 2016

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